Thomas is sent to observe the testing of a new laser. He sees another agent doing the same thing. Later some women steal the laser. Thomas tries to stop them but fails. But he manages to damage the gem needed. In order to draw the ones who stole it out, Torque poses as an African who is selling a similar one. And sure enough someone comes to buy it but so does the agent Thomas saw at the testing. He lets the one who has the laser get it. But when he refuses the buyer's check, they steal it. But Thomas follows them hoping to recover the laser.